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  • UNHCR in partnership with Oracle launched the Oracle Workforce Development program, which aims to impart digital skills training with global certifications. Five Persons of Concern (PoC (3 females, 2 males) from urban areas and eight PoC (3 females, 5 males) from Kakuma were shortlisted for the training after a competitive process. The trainees will be upskilled in Java Fundamental and Programming and later be linked to job opportunities.
    highlight 30 Sep 2020 (3 years ago)
    Kenya
  • UNHCR in collaboration with UNFPA & UN Women officially launched in KK the HeForShe campaign on 9 Nov. to raise awareness on inequality faced by women and girls
    highlight 13 Nov 2015 (8 years ago)
    Kenya / South Sudan - Refugees
  • UNHCR in collaboration with Lutheran World Federation (LWF) and TdH conducted in 2nd half of April a mass campaign targeting enrolment of children out of school
    highlight 19 May 2016 (8 years ago)
    Kenya Yemen / Somalia - Refugees Uganda / Somalia - Refugees Tanzania (Democratic Republic of) / Somalia - Refugees Somalia / Somalia - IDPs Kenya / Somalia - Refugees Ethiopia / Somalia - Refugees Eritrea / Somalia - Refugees Egypt / Somalia - Refugees Djibouti / Somalia - Refugees / Somalia - Refugees / Somalia - IDPs
  • UNHCR hosted a Canadian Selection Mission in Kakuma from 19 - 23 January 2015 to conduct resettlement interview in the camp and to be updated on the situation.
    highlight 26 Jan 2015 (9 years ago)
    Kenya / South Sudan - Refugees
  • UNHCR continues to receive refugees from South Sudan through the Kenya – South Sudan border at Nadapal Transit centre
    highlight 20 Feb 2017 (7 years ago)
    Kenya / South Sudan - Refugees
  • UNHCR and partners will lead the refugee community in Dadaab to commemorate World Refugee Day on 20th June. The global theme for this year is- “One family torn apart by war is too many.” The community has agreed to commemorate this day by conveying to the world, messages of peace through a campaign dubbed “31 Days of Peace Messages” which kicked off on 20th May
    highlight 13 Jun 2014 (10 years ago)
    Kenya Yemen / Somalia - Refugees Uganda / Somalia - Refugees Tanzania (Democratic Republic of) / Somalia - Refugees Somalia / Somalia - IDPs Kenya / Somalia - Refugees Ethiopia / Somalia - Refugees Eritrea / Somalia - Refugees Egypt / Somalia - Refugees Djibouti / Somalia - Refugees / Somalia - Refugees / Somalia - IDPs
  • UNHCR and partners contributed to the emergency response to the attack on Garissa University; providing trucks, ambulances and medical supplies from Dadaab
    highlight 02 Apr 2015 (9 years ago)
    Kenya Yemen / Somalia - Refugees Uganda / Somalia - Refugees Tanzania (Democratic Republic of) / Somalia - Refugees Somalia / Somalia - IDPs Kenya / Somalia - Refugees Ethiopia / Somalia - Refugees Eritrea / Somalia - Refugees Egypt / Somalia - Refugees Djibouti / Somalia - Refugees / Somalia - Refugees / Somalia - IDPs
  • UNHCR and WFP are distributing emergency food rations and relief supplies to recent arrivals. Water trucking to the new sites is ongoing while all three hospitals in Ifo, Dagahaley and Hagadera camps are providing health care to the refugees. Primary schools are being run by teachers recruited among the refugee population in the camps. UNHCR is working with the Kenyan authorities to urgently deploy more policemen in the camps to enhance security measures for refugees and aid workers alike. Dadaab is the world’s biggest refugee complex, with its sprawling camps hosting more than 463,000 refugees. Over 190,000 of them arrived this year after fleeing insecurity and famine in Somalia.
    highlight 21 Oct 2011 (12 years ago)
    Kenya Yemen / Somalia - Refugees Uganda / Somalia - Refugees Tanzania (Democratic Republic of) / Somalia - Refugees Somalia / Somalia - IDPs Kenya / Somalia - Refugees Ethiopia / Somalia - Refugees Eritrea / Somalia - Refugees Egypt / Somalia - Refugees Djibouti / Somalia - Refugees / Somalia - Refugees / Somalia - IDPs
  • UNHCR Head of Private Sector Fundraising, Christian Schaake was in Kakuma on 29 Feb. The mission’s aim was to familiarize with the operation/funds requirements.
    highlight 04 Mar 2016 (8 years ago)
    Kenya / South Sudan - Refugees
  • UN Chief Ban Ki-moon and World Bank President Kim Yong Kim visit Dadaab
    highlight 29 Oct 2014 (9 years ago)
    Kenya Yemen / Somalia - Refugees Uganda / Somalia - Refugees Tanzania (Democratic Republic of) / Somalia - Refugees Somalia / Somalia - IDPs Kenya / Somalia - Refugees Ethiopia / Somalia - Refugees Eritrea / Somalia - Refugees Egypt / Somalia - Refugees Djibouti / Somalia - Refugees / Somalia - Refugees / Somalia - IDPs